Training

Gain new skills and qualifications from the comfort of home…

While our classroom-based training may be temporarily on hold, we’re still offering a range of exciting online training courses, including our brand new webinars, designed to help you gain new skills and qualifications and nurture your wellbeing, while at home.  These courses are funded by Radian and offered free of charge to our residents.

For more information please contact the EST team on 0800 432 0570 or email estsupport@radian.co.uk

Building your Confidence

If you’re looking to build your confidence and self-esteem, this 5-week course, delivered by charity group ‘Safe New Futures’ via webinar, could be just what you’re looking for!  The group webinars run from 10am- 3pm (with a break in between), with a one to one session once a week.

Next Courses…
Monday 10th August (Adult Course 18-60 yrs)
Monday 31st August (Youth Course 16-25 yrs)

To register email estsupport@radian.co.uk with the title ‘Confidence’

Digital Skills Assistance (Via Telephone)

Working with ‘We are Digital’ we are offering Radian residents the opportunity to have up to 2 hours one-to-one support ‘over the telephone’ to help with digital skills.

You may want help with…
1 Communicating with friends and family using video calls and photo sharing
2 Digital health exploring remote GP video sessions
3 Online banking including cyber security, Internet and mobile
4 Online shopping and online services using the Internet and mobile
5 Finding work – IT for jobseekers

To register email estsupport@radian.co.uk with the title ‘Digital Skills’

EmployAbility Live! Webinars  (Preparing for work)

Join us for our 60 minute employability webinars on Microsoft Teams, accessible via a computer or your mobile. These webinars are designed to help you prepare for finding work and impress a future employer.

Creating a Professional CV
Thursday 6th August, 10am

Job searching and Applications
Thursday 13th August, 10am

Interview Skills
Thursday 20th August, 10am

To register email estsupport@radian.co.uk with the title ‘Employability webinars’
Never used Microsoft Teams before?  Don’t worry we can help you get set up.

Food Hygiene

We’re offering Radian residents, with an interest in Catering, the opportunity to undertake this accredited online course, which is required if you want to work with or handle food. The course requires 2-3 hours study time and can be completed online, via computer or mobile, from the comfort of home. It is aimed at people working or looking to work in catering or hospitality environments such as hotels, restaurants, takeaways, cafes, bars, fast food outlets, fish & chip shops, kitchens, hospitals, prisons, schools and colleges etc.

To register email estsupport@radian.co.uk with the title ‘Food Hygiene’

Exciting opportunities for residents of Clewer, Dedworth, Bracknell, Reading, Slough, Windsor, Maidenhead and Wokingham….

Radian is delighted to have secured the Community Training Grant from the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the European Social Fund.  The grant is funding ‘Radiant Futures’, a project aimed at giving people in Thames Valley Berkshire access to intensive employment support and training…

EmployAbility (Preparing for work) Webinars

Join us for our 60 minute employability webinars on Microsoft Teams, accessible via a computer or your mobile. These webinars are designed to help you prepare for finding work and impress a future employer.
Creating a Professional CV
Thursday 2nd July, 10am
Job searching and Applications
Thursday 9th July, 10am
Effective Interview Skills
Thursday 16th July, 10am

Isolation Drop-ins

Inspiring you to achieve success in the digital world.
Pub quiz-60 questions in 60 minutes to get your mind thinking….
15th July 2020 – Just for fun
Worried about going online join us to learn how to stay safe when using the internet.
29th July 2020 – Stay Safe Online
Want to get in touch with family and friends join us to discover all the ways in which you can
12th August – Staying in touch
Heard of voice technology but want to know more. Join us for a live tour on how to use an amazon echo
26th August- Who is ‘Alexa’

World of Wellness (WoW) Webinars

Join us for our 30 minute wellbeing webinars on Microsoft Teams, accessible via a computer or your mobile. These ‘listening only’ webinars are designed to provide self-help techniques to help you stay calm and in control.
Mindfulness and Meditation  
Wednesday 22nd July
Foods for Immunity Health and Anxiety
Wednesday 5th August
Exercise for Anxiety and Immunity
Wednesday 19th August
Other Complementary Methods to aid wellness and Anxiety
Wednesday 2nd September

Self-employment webinar course

Learn the fundamentals of starting up and running a small business.
Session 1 – Monday 12th October – 9.30am – 12.30pm
Session 2 – Wednesday 14th October – 9.30am – 12.30pm
1:1 mentoring sessions on the 27th and 28th October
Session 3 – Tuesday 3rd November – 9.30am – 12.30pm
Session 4 – Thursday 5th November– 9.30am – 12.30pm

To register on any of the above courses email estsupport@radian.co.uk with the title ‘Radiant Futures’
Never used Microsoft Teams before?  Don’t worry we can help you get set up.

Wellbeing Live! Webinars

Join us for our 30 minute wellbeing webinars on Microsoft Teams, accessible via a computer or your mobile. These ‘listening only’ webinars are designed to provide self-help techniques to help you stay calm and in control.

Breathing to Aid Relaxation and Anxiety
Wednesday 9th September

Foods for Immunity Health and Anxiety
Wednesday 16th September

Exercise for Anxiety and Immunity
Wednesday 23rd September

What is Meditation and how it helps Anxiety
Wednesday 30th September

What is Mindfulness and how it helps Anxiety 
Wednesday 7th October

Other Complementary Methods to aid wellness and Anxiety
Wednesday 14th October

To register email estsupport@radian.co.uk with the title ‘wellbeing webinars’

Never used Microsoft Teams before?  Don’t worry we can help you get set up.

Training providers

Do you offer training and qualifications?

A large element of the work the Employment Support and Training team deliver is providing our residents with the opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and qualifications needed to boost their confidence and employability.  If you are a training provider then we would encourage you to contact us to tell us about the opportunities you offer.  We also work in partnership with professionals and organisations that facilitate and deliver bespoke training.

Employment, Support & Training links

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